Disaster Preparedness and Response

Federal Agency Resources

Published: 09/02/21 | Updated: 09/23/21

Federal Emergency Management Agency
FEMA's mission is helping people before, during, and after disasters. The FEMA website contains helpful information for individuals in need of immediate assistance and aid following a major natural disaster:

The Disaster Assistance Improvement Program
The Disaster Assistance Improvement Program’s mission is to provide disaster survivors with information, support, services, and a means to access and apply for disaster assistance through joint data-sharing efforts between federal, tribal, state, local, and private sector partners.

Ready.gov
Launched in February 2003, Ready is a National public service campaign designed to educate and empower the American people to prepare for, respond to and mitigate emergencies, including natural and man-made disasters. The goal of the campaign is to promote preparedness through public involvement.